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The overcast sky made the experience even more memorable

We drove along Doo Lough Pass from Renvyle to Sligo, looking for the site where 600 Irish citizens... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cynsha
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Mankato, Minnesota
Very Scenic Drive

Beautiful drive through the mountains. Mountains, waterfalls, sheep, shades of green - lots to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patty J
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Philadelphia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove along Doo Lough Pass from Renvyle to Sligo, looking for the site where 600 Irish citizens died in the 1840's from the great potato famine. It was late in the day and the sky was overcast. When we found the memorial, we stopped...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful drive through the mountains. Mountains, waterfalls, sheep, shades of green - lots to see! The weather was foggy and misting. However, it added to the drive rather than take away from it. It gave a moody feeling.

Thank Patty J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The day we drove through the Doo Lough Valley, north from Delphi towards Louisburgh, was one of the worst weather days on my Ireland holiday. Rain was steady, the sky steely gray, with low clouds clinging to the sides of the mountains. As nice has...More

Thank LB-likes2travel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Doo Lough valley is both a place of natural beauty and a place of sad history. The beauty comes from the lakes at the bottom of the Maumturks and the surrounding areas, the sad history from the Famine years in which a large group...More

Thank Marcel_Verkerk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoy the beauty that Ireland has to offer by driving along the lake and looking at the majesty of the mountains. It's impressive and captures your attention. Do mind the sheep as it's their pasture land.

Thank John W
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We drove thru DooLough Valley during a Ireland tour and found it to be so breathtaking beautiful with a sad history. We could not image this valley during the winter of the Great Irish Famine march to find food, its quietness gave the valley a...More

Thank DaveL300
Reviewed 13 August 2018

My favourite place in Ireland ,stunning view peace and quite beautiful in all weather conditions . pleas don’t come

1  Thank Tgrsc
Reviewed 2 July 2018

As a local this is one of the my most beautiful drives anywhere. I think the neighbouring counties Galway and Mayo each have a side of the Lough in parts, i may be wrong as i always assumed Doo Lough was in Co. Mayo. To...More

3  Thank Thewest72
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Went through this area on our way to the Aran Islands. So charming! It's on our list to stay for a couple of nights next year.

Thank CFranco1617
Reviewed 20 June 2018

I could feel the ghosts of the many who perished here, starved. So, so sad. But so worth seeing and experiencing!

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